Question: What are eleven “research-based” practices in teaching writing?
Answer: The following “research-based” writing practices were published in Writing Next: Effective Strategies to Improve Writing of Adolescents in Middle and High Schools , Graham and Perin, 2007b.
>Writing Strategies for planning, revising and editing.
> Summarization: “Explicitly and systematically teaching students how to summarize texts.”
> Collaborative Writing
> Specific goals for writing projects.
> Word processing
> Sentence combining
> Inquiry activities: Analyzing data to develop ideas and content for writing tasks.
> Process writing approach, including authentic audience.
> Study of models
> Writing for content learning. P. 11.
Comment: An interesting list. Where do my readers stand in using these strategies? RayS.
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